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Historic Smiths Marina on the Severn River is a full service marina offering rental boat slips, maintenance, dry storage, fuel dock, and repair.

Life is better by boat

Smith's Marina on the Severn River​

Come.  Experience the magic of life on the Severn River on the Chesapeake Bay.  Stop by Smith’s Marina on the Severn, where you’ll be greeted like friends and family.  Discover the joy, relaxation, and beauty that comes with life on the water.  For it is here, amidst the boats and the endless summers, that you will find that 

Life is better by boat

MAKING MEMORIES SINCE 1936

Nestled behind St. Helena’s Island in Round Bay on the Severn River, Smith’s Marina has been a part of the fabric of life on the Severn since Alonzo Smith began renting rowboats and selling bait here in 1936.  Despite having grown substantially into a full service marina with the only fuel dock on the Severn River, Smith’s still maintains its original “treat you like our own” family atmosphere.  We are committed to 

Known for outstanding, reliable service, fair prices, and our beautiful facilities and setting, Smith’s Marina is committed to ensuring you have everything you need to enjoy the magic of the Severn River and the Chesapeake Bay. 

Fueling Your Adventures

Offering ethanol-free gasoline and diesel, Smith’s Marina is the only fuel dock on the Severn River.  Our goal is to safely and quickly get you everything you need from fuel, additives, ice, bait, drinks, snacks, ice cream and more, so that you can get back to your water adventures.  Our staff are at your service.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR YOUR ADVENTURE

We’ve got you covered.  Whether it’s ice for the cooler, fresh or custom bait for opening day, ice cream for the kids, or fresh batteries to power the fun, we’ve got everything you need to keep the boat and her passengers in tip top shape.  

For your convenience, in addition to ethanol-free gasoline and diesel, our Fuel Dock offers ice, soda, Red Bull, ice cream treats, snacks, candy, bait, and fuel additives.

There’s no need to drive across town to get your boating supplies or a quick snack. We have everything you need, including:

  • Boat cleaning supplies

  • Wax and compound supplies

  • Paint preparation supplies

  • Large selection of bottom paint

  • Large selection of zincs

  • Fresh batteries (starting and house)

  • Large fastener section

  • Large electrical section

  • Gas and diesel treatment and oil

  • Safety equipment

  • Complete Fishing Tackle Center

  • Hi-Octane Custom Baits

  • Crabbing supplies including J.O. crab seasoning

  • Fresh and frozen bait

  • Ice

  • Large drink selection

  • Large snack selection

  • Ice cream treats

Need something not listed?  Just call us at 410-923-3444 and ask about our special order system.  In most cases, we can get what you need by the next business day.  

When you come in, please help yourself to our free hot coffee in the store and let us know how we can help.

Launch Your Dreams Here

Whether it’s landing the biggest catch, turning the volume of modern life down by hoisting the sails, launching the kids across the biggest wake, or paddling into the beauty of a secluded creek, our boat ramp is at your disposal.  

We offer daily use passes for trailered boats for $25 per boat, daily use passes for paddleboards for $10 per board, which can be purchased at our Boat Ramp. We also offer annual use Boat Ramp passes, which can be purchased in our Marina Store.

Whether you need our skilled experts to give your vessel high quality service or you want to do your own routine maintenance in our yard, Smith’s Marina has everything you need to keep your vessel in tip top shape.

Our 35 MT Travel Lift can accommodate boats up to 50 feet. We offer complete maintenance and repair services including:

  • Quick hauls
  • Cleaning/waxing
  • Powerwashing and scraping
  • Bottom painting
  • Recondition prop/shaft repairs
  • Paint underwater hardware
  • Clean and paint outdrive
  • Repack stuffing boxes
  • Side power bow thruster installation
  • Change zincs
  • Install thru hull fittings
  • Fiberglass/gel coat repairs
  • Structural repairs
  • Insurance claim repairs
  • Shrink wrap
  • Custom work
  • Winter storage

We pride ourselves on reliable, quality work at a fair price.  No matter where you are from or where you are going, we are committed to treating you like one of our own.  

Please note that our winter storage fills up quickly.  So, if you want to reserve a spot for your vessel, please call 410-923-3444 during office hours.  We look forward to serving you.

YOUR WATERFRONT HOME AWAY FROM HOME AWAITS

The view is hard to beat.  And the convenience of having your own slip means you can be out on the Severn in mere minutes.  Our protected location behind St. Helena’s Island on Round Bay, offers a quiet, protected cove where you will revel in the natural beauty that surrounds you.  Yet, in minutes, you can be in the heart of Maryland’s capital city enjoying the numerous restaurants, shops, and historic sites that keep visitors flocking to Annapolis.

We offer 17’ to 40’ wet slips, lift slips and even a dry slip option to keep your trailered boat in our yard with unlimited boat ramp use.  Slips are rented on an annual basis from April 1st to March 31st. Water and electrical power is available at each slip. Slip renters have access to private restrooms and shower facilities, and enjoy a shaded picnic area with dreamy views. Relax and take in the magic and beauty of this wondrous landscape. 

You can either call 410-923-3444 or use the form here to reserve your little piece of waterfront heaven.

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This will serve as our online shopping area where customers can place orders.

Winter Storage Request Form

Contact Us

Address

529 Ridgely Road
Crownsville, MD 21032

Telephone

410-923-3444

Marina Store

410-923-3340

Directions by Water

  • 6 miles north of Annapolis Harbor
  • Western shore of the Severn River
  • Behind St. Helena’s Island
  • In Little Round Bay

Directions by Land

From Baltimore area:

Take 97 South towards Annapolis, take Exit #5 Crownsville (RT 178 General’s Hwy).  At the second traffic light, make a left onto Herald Harbor Road. Proceed approximately 1.5 miles to the stop sign at the very end of the road.  Turn left onto Herald Harbor Road, then make an immediate right onto Ridgely Road. You will see the Smith’s Marina sign. Proceed approximately ¼ mile. We are located at the end of the road on the right hand side.

From Annapolis area:

Take RT 50 East to Exit #23 for MD 450-178. Proceed north onto RT 178/Generals Highway. The Westfield Annapolis Mall will be on your left.  Continue approximately 4.5 miles to the traffic light at Herald Harbor Road. Make a right turn onto Herald Harbor Road. Go approximately 1.5 miles to the stop sign at the end of the road. Turn left onto Herald Harbor Road, then make an immediate right onto Ridgely Road. You will see the Smith’s Marina sign. Proceed approximately ¼ mile. We are located at the end of the road on the right-hand side.

From Washington DC:

Take 495 to Route 50 east. Take Route 3 North to 97 East toward Annapolis. Take Exit #5 Crownsville (RT 178 General’s Hwy). At the second traffic light, make a left onto Herald Harbor Road. Proceed approximately 1.5 miles to the stop sign at the end of the road.  Turn left onto Herald Harbor Road, then make an immediate right onto Ridgely Road.  You will see the Smith’s Marina sign.  Proceed approximately ¼ mile. We are located at the end of the road on the right hand side.

Our Office is Open Monday thru Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Latitude: N
039.02.526

Longitude: W
076.34.577

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